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59 and 61, Fortuneswell

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5594 / 50°33'33"N

Longitude: -2.4425 / 2°26'33"W

OS Eastings: 368749

OS Northings: 73383

OS Grid: SY687733

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2SJX

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SL.685

Entry Name: 59 and 61, Fortuneswell

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381945

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Fortuneswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


PORTLAND

SY6873 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/96 (South West side)
Nos.59 AND 61

II

House with shops at junction with High Street. C18 with
modifications in C19 and C20. Large square block, painted, to
front, plain block or rubble elsewhere, slate roofs. A
twin-gabled slightly canted front with lower buildings behind,
in High Street, and stepping down the hill. Two storeys with
basement and attic; each coped gable contains small 9-pane
sash above a continuous moulded string course, below which 2+2
four-pane sashes to stone cills, and plate-glass shop fronts
full width, with small central stone pier, and small section
of stone to right end. The left return has two brick eaves
stacks on stone bases, with 3 and 2 linked flues respectively;
one plain casement at first floor, and small plank door to
cellar at centre -plinth offset here runs through to adjoining
flush unit in two storeys, lower than front, with small
2-light early casement, a 12-pane casement, and plank door.
Beyond this, slightly lower, a hipped single bay unit. Rear
gables also with coped verges. Interior not accessible, but
may contain items of interest. An important corner site, and
one of the earliest buildings in the area.


Listing NGR: SY6874973383

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